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    Friday, May 24, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Leavitt’s Freight Service Receives PTDI CertificationSpringfield, OR – May 22, – Leavitt’s Freight Service Driver Finishing program has received certification by the Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI).  Leavitt’s Freight Service recently underwent an intense assessment to obtain verification of their program’s excellence.    Leavitt’s Freight Service, a ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Friday, May 24, 2019
    Oregon Public Transportation Conference Navigating the CsCommunication, Collaboration and CoordinationOctober 27-30, 2019Seaside Convention Center – Seaside, Oregon Presented by: Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), Oregon Transit Association (OTA) and Transportation Options Group of Oregon (TOGO).Submit Proposal Online We are now accepting presentation proposals for the Oregon Public ...read more
    Categories: General
    Wednesday, May 01, 2019
    Two nighttime ramp closures will affect traffic on the I-5 at I-84 interchange this week and weekend. Scheduled work will include flood testing, an essential part of the bridge renovation process that ensures the ramp joints will not leak in the event of rain. Travelers should use detours or public transit and avoid driving in the area if possible during the closures. Thank you for your ...read more
    Categories: Traffic-Road Closures
    Tuesday, April 30, 2019
    55 Lots Now Available in Monroe, Oregon STAYTON, ORE. 29 April, 2019—NorthSantiamPavinghascompleted the site development for Red Hills Estates, a new 55-lot subdivision in Monroe, Oregon. Designed for single-family entry-level homes, the 55 residential lots are now available for purchase, which, once built and occupied, will continue the growth of this rapidly changing city. Monroe is located ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Thursday, April 25, 2019
    For Immediate Release     April 22, 2019Media Contact:Jaymie Shook, Director of Marketing CommunicationsWheaton World Wide Moving | Bekins Van Lines | Stevens Worldwide Van Lines317.558.0728 | jaymie_shook@wvlcorp.com   Moving industry sales veteran Roger Wise joins Wheaton Van Lines, Inc. Former Stevens Worldwide Van Lines sales and marketing vice president to work with west coast ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Monday, April 01, 2019
    March 29, 2019 3_55_R2                                                                                                             For more information: Angela Beers Seydel (541) 726-2442Crash rates continue to dropDEPOE BAY— The nine-mile U.S. 101 Safety Corridor between Depoe Bay and Newport is a success and the fatal and serious injury crash rate has fallen to the point that safety corridor ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    For more information: (503) 373-0000, option 1 for information about over-dimension loads; (503) 378-6699 for information about registration services ODOT Trucking Advisory: March 20, 2019 Oregon motor carriers that also operate in Canada need to make sure that they comply with Canadian filing and reporting requirements under Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act. Under Canadian law, ...read more
    Categories: Trucking Advisories
    Friday, March 15, 2019
    FMCSA has launched a new website with information about the upcoming implementation of its CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, which employers will be required to use beginning January 2020. Resources include fact sheets, FAQs and a place to sign up for email updates. The rule, finalized in late 2016, impacts all CDL holders who operate on public roads. FMCSA says the clearinghouse will be a ...read more
    Categories: General
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    For more information: (503) 373-0000, option 1 for information about over-dimension loads; (503) 378-6699 for information about registration services      March 11, 2019 HUNTINGTON – The Oregon Department of Transportation Port of Entry at Farewell Bend on Interstate 84 between Baker City and Ontario will be closed for major roadway and ramp repairs for approximately two months starting ...read more
    Categories: General
    Friday, February 22, 2019
    Major bridge work to take over two years to completeASTORIA—Major repairs to the New Youngs Bay Bridge, an important connection between Astoria and Warrenton on U.S. 101, will begin in March. The extensive repair work is expected to take over two years to complete (2019-2021).What can the traveling public expect:Periodic single lane closures at night to allow the contractor to move equipment. The ...read more
    Categories: Traffic-Road Closures, Press Release
    Friday, February 15, 2019
    Not only is the lack of available truck parking across the nation costing drivers, it’s also pushing drivers out of the business and contributing to the driver shortage, according to experts. American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) estimates that average drivers spend close to an hour a day looking for parking – time they don’t get paid for. ATRI VP of Research Dan Murray stated at a ...read more
    Wednesday, February 13, 2019
    The American Transportation Research Institute has just released a study that reaffirms that, thanks to the increase in e-commerce, the trucking industry is feeling the pressure to adjust its operations and adapt to smaller delivery windows and shorter hauls. On a positive note, the rise of online shopping and e-commerce may help the driver shortage problem as local pickup and delivery operations ...read more
    Categories: General
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